Level 3 Early Years Educator

This Apprenticeship is suitable for those who already have experience working in an Early Years setting and are looking to become a licenced Early Year Educator. It will develop their skills in the planning and implementation of play-based learning activities to support the development of children from birth to 5 years old.

The apprenticeship is delivered by specialist tutors who will develop the apprentice’s knowledge, skills and behaviour as well as place the apprentice with a workplace mentor who will share their experience through on the job training. Apprentices will also be helped to develop key English and Mathematics skills. The tutor’s regular visits and support is also enhanced through the use of a highly supportive digital remote learning scheme.


How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This course is typically takes up to 18 months.


What apprentice will learn?

  • Numeracy and language skills
  • Shape individual learning experience
  • Child development from birth to 5 years
  • Safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Paediatric First Aid


How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through completion of a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed and internally quality assured by the centre.